Doris Yau Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Doris' love for New York City stems from the vibrant culture, opportunity, and beauty that this world-class city has to offer. With extensive knowledge of NYC neighborhoods, Doris is keen on advising her clients in making key real estate decisions. She prides herself on her excellent customer service, solid negotiation skills, efficiency, business acumen, and attention to detail. Her holistic, results-driven, analytical approach to her work has led to her top reputation in the workplace. You can always count on Doris to stand behind you and to help you achieve the best possible outcomes.
Doris' passion for real estate comes from her own experience buying property and her genuine interest in helping her clients secure their dream home or receive a good return on investment. In addition to real estate, Doris has an eye for interior design and has helped many of her friends by sharing tips and tricks for designing their homes. Many describe Doris as a kind, enthusiastic, encouraging, and helpful friend with a good sense of humor.
Doris was born and raised in San Francisco and has lived in New York City and New Jersey for the past 5 years. Prior to pursuing a career in real estate, Doris worked in nonprofits and in government, helping C-suite executives and other stakeholders make key business decisions. She holds a Master of Public Administration from NYU Wagner and a B.A. from UC Davis. Doris is also fluent in Cantonese and proficient in Mandarin. In her spare time, Doris enjoys going on road trips, cooking, catching a Broadway show, or entertaining friends and family in her home.
|21 West End | APT 2904||1||1||N/A||
|Peter Cooper Village | 431 E 20th St APT 5G||3||2||N/A||
|Instrata Gramercy | APT 27E||1||1||N/A||
|Manhattan Park | 20 River Road APT 8H||3||2||N/A||
|The Epic | APT 26J||1||1||N/A||
|Tower28 | 42-12 28th St APT 5C Long Island City||2||2||N/A||
|Gotham West | 550 W 45th St APT 1511||1||1||N/A||
|Murray Hill Marquis | 150 E 34th St, APT 1603||1||1||N/A||
|507 West Chelsea | APT 919||0||1||N/A||
|The Eugene | APT 38-S||0||1||N/A||
|Ivy Tower | APT 17A||1||1||N/A||
|Emerald Green | APT 1225||1||1||N/A||
|Biltmore Plaza | 155 E 29th St, APT 18J||1||1||N/A||
|The Helena | 601 W 57th St. APT 29F||1||1||N/A||
|The Helena | 601 W 57th St. APT 5A||1||1||N/A||
|Riverbank West | APT 12F||1||1||N/A||
|The Lewis | APT 5B||0||1||N/A||
|ARC | 30-02 39th Ave, APT A-327 Long Island City||1||1||N/A||
|Gotham West | APT 212||0||1||N/A||
|The Chesapeake | 345 E 94th St, APT 5G||0||1||N/A||
|River East | 408 E 92nd St. APT 5B||0||1||N/A||
|Carmel Place | APT 8D||0||1||N/A||
|Tower28 | 42-12 28th St, APT 11G Long Island City||0||1||N/A||
Doris was an immensely helpful and dedicated agent. I contacted her about looking for prospective apartments and she responded same day with an extensive, customized list of places that would suit my needs. She was very communicative and prompt, and made the apartment hunting process seamless. We were able to secure an apartment we were extremely happy with within days thanks to Doris’ help. I would definitely ask Doris to assist again in my next apartment search and highly recommend her to anyone looking for a genuine, responsive, and highly resourceful broker. - Vannie Y.
I would like to express my gratitude to Doris Yau for finding me the perfect apartment. It took me and other realtors nearly a month of unsuccessful work prior, and I almost wanted to give up and take any apartment. But luckily I met Doris and she did super productive work for me. My criteria was high and I was not an easy client (international) but after seeing several apartments with Doris, she found me the right one. In addition, Doris is always on time and answers emails, texts, and calls promptly. She also guided me through the guarantor company's process and walked me through every step of the way. Mostly, I really appreciate her hard work in negotiating with the leasing office for my move-in date. I wish Doris continued success as people need great real estate agents like her. - Aruzhan K.
We met Doris Yau after sending a few emails asking about 1BR apartments in Midtown West, NYC. She was super responsive and agreed to meet with us and managed to secure three appointments to view high rises just the next day after. She came prepared with building packets and already seemed knowledgeable about the buildings. It only took a few days for me and and my girlfriend to decide on a unit we liked and Doris was extremely responsive and informative in that time, even late at night which is not something you find in many agents. Not only was she incredibly helpful and professional, she seemed to genuinely care about securing us the perfect apartment. I’d highly recommend working with her if you are in need of a place to live! - Alan Y.
Our experience working with Doris was amazing! I still can’t believe how simple she made finding the most perfect apartment in NYC. With just a brief description of what we wanted in an apt, she found 5 building that fit them all perfectly and scheduled viewings back to back. We fell in love with the first apartment we saw and she made the lease signing seamless. She is very quick to respond to any questions at any time of the day. Very friendly and a pleasure to work with. Will definitely be recommending to any friends looking for a new home! - Allison S.
Doris was God sent to us during our apartment search! If it had not been for her, I do not know what we would have done. All of the apartments she located for us were exactly what we had been looking for in terms of amenities, location, costs, and overall appeal. She assisted with the entire process from beginning to lease signing. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who is in need of her services! - LaKeisha L.
Doris made the process of finding and leasing an apartment in NYC a breeze. My husband and I found the *perfect* spot and we couldn't have done so without her! She's professional, answered all of our questions throughout the process, and went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed to make the best decision. I'd highly recommend Doris to anyone looking for their next place to call home! - Ashley H.
I just had an absolutely awesome experience with Doris Yau when finding my home in NYC -- She was knowledgeable, personable, thoughtful and patient even when I was being very specific in my wants/needs, and ultimately helped me find a great place. Cannot recommend Doris Yau highly enough. Absolute pro, committed to getting the best for you whilst making the whole buying/renting process as painless for you as possible. - Sun J.
My wife and I needed to find a small apartment in New York City. We had a great experience with Doris Yau at Elegran: she scheduled a day's worth of visits at apartments that were all very close to what we were looking for and we easily found something that we were very happy with and that was well within our budget. During the planning phase Doris was always very responsive and offered relevant and useful suggestions for us to consider. We felt she offered us good options without ever pressuring us. - Christopher S.
We recently found a wonderful apartment on the Upper East side and could not have done so without the assistance of Doris Yau. Doris was very responsive to our needs, wish-list, and time frame. She made the search easy and once we chose an apartment she assisted in securing the unit. She was very capable and efficient every step of the way. Doris made the whole process pleasant and we could not be more appreciative! - Louise D. R.
Doris helped my roommate and I find our new apartment. She took the time to show us a number of places in the area we wanted to live. She was friendly and professional the entire time as well. I would definitely recommend Doris to any friends looking for a new place to live! - John M.
I needed an apartment for three adults (and two dogs!). I was having trouble, mainly, because of the dogs, and had limited time to find somewhere suitable. Coming from a beautiful apartment on an unappealing street, in Queens, what I really wanted was a nice apartment, on a nice street. Doris Yau, my agent, found the perfect home for us, and the dogs! She worked quickly and tirelessly, and found me exactly what I was looking for – a pretty apartment on a pretty street in Manhattan – in less than a week! I would highly recommend Doris. She is considerate and hardworking, and will make your search much easier. - Melissa S.
I am very pleased to recommend Doris Yau as the agent to use in NY. As our representative, and after only one meeting to discuss our prerequisites, Doris clearly understood what our requirements and limitations were for an apartment and clearly spent a considerable amount of time doing the "grunt work" of researching the thousands of available units until she locked in 5 specific buildings that she recommended to us. But as it turned out, she could have stopped with the first unit that she identified, because it was exactly what we were looking for in size, location, view and cost. We took that apartment immediately after seeing it, and never bothered with the others. Doris listens and delivers what the client wants, and places her clients' interests first. Understanding our needs meant the world to us, and she is a true professional. We'll be forever grateful for having used her as our agent and strongly recommend that you do the same. - David & Peggy G.
Doris is awesome! We had the easiest and most worry-free apartment searching process I have ever had. We looked at 5 good options all within our price range, amenities choices and location preferences. We never felt like we were being rushed, pressured or sold- which is super important in the NYC real estate market. I would recommend Doris to anyone looking to move in NYC. Thank you so much! - Brett N.